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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

early lit slogan       Jane Austen

Summer Reading Programs for all ages began on Monday, June 19! This year, the theme for children (birth-grade 5) and young adults (grade 6-12) is Build a Better World. Sign up at your local Library Branch for the children's reading programs. Young adults, click here for more information or to sign up online.

The theme for adults is Jane Austen 200, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. Sign up for the adult program at the reference desk or click here to sign up online.

Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 14, 21, 28, September 11, 18 • 4:00-5:00pm
During this weekly club, teens will get their hands dirty as they plant and tend a vegetable garden at the Kings Park Library. We will learn how to plant, and care for vegetables and herbs that teens will be able to bring home when the time comes to harvest.  Please dress appropriately for working outside. Register
 

Comic Book Clock
Thursday, August 10 • 7:00-8:00pm
Tell time like a superhero! In this creative program we will make a collage from provided comic books to create a fun, colorful, working wall clock. Hour, minute, and second hands along with a battery are included. Register

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, August 14 • 3:30-4:30pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Escape the Room
Thursday, August 17• 4:00-5:00pm
The Kings Park and Nesconset branches are joining forces to escape the room! Participants at each branch will work together via video chat to solve puzzles, find hidden keys, and piece together clues. It’s a race against the clock--which branch will be the first to escape? Register

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, August 19 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register

Zumba for Teens
Monday, August 21• 5:00-6:00pm
Exercise while learning the hottest dance moves set to high-energy, Latin-inspired music. It’s a dance fitness party! Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a bottle of water. Register

Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, August 22• 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing time in our Teen Art Studio. This month we will be decorating notebooks. Register

Game Buddies Volunteers
Tuesday, August 24• 3:00-4:00pm
Earn community service credit by playing fun board games with younger children. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, August 30 • 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, September 9 • 10:00-11:00 am
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register

Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Wednesday, September 13 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register

Game Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, September 16• 3:00-4:00pm
Earn community service credit by playing fun board games with younger children. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, September 25 • 3:45-4:45pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating. Register

Banned Books Week BINGO
Wednesday, September 27 • 5:30-6:30 pm
In celebration of Banned Books Week, join us for a special BINGO game about our favorite banned books while winning fun prizes and eating snacks. Register

Staff Pick

Little Victories: Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living
A popular columnist at "The Wall Street Journal" offers a rulebook for experiencing life and all its inherent humor by taking note of small daily victories, ones that are not necessarily meaningful, but that generate satisfaction and happiness.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)

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Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects un-needed eyeglasses for recycling through the Suffolk Cooperative Library System's services for the sight-impaired.  glasses
The Library is no longer accepting cell phones for recycling.

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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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